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Transcendentalism

  • In: Encyclopedia of Identity
  • Edited by: Ronald L. Jackson II & Michael A. Hogg
  • Subject:Self & Identity, Identity, Self & Identity

The subject of transcendentalism and transcendental argumentation generally are a major part of the claims of professional philosophers to a distinct and autonomous, nonempirical, area of inquiry, clearly distinguishable from the natural and social sciences. In the continental European tradition, the term transcendental philosophy covers a wider range of philosophical approaches than just the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, from whom that term originated. Transcendentalism is a systematic way of doing philosophy ...

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